Archive for May, 2012

Rhôd | An Urban/Rural Dialogue. I can’t get to this at the weekend but it looks great. Rhôd is now in its fourth year at Melin Glonc, each year the show has been curated by different artists who have previously been exhibitors. This year the curator is Kathryn Campbell Dodd : “Over the previous 3 […]



A great morning in Wrexham to welcome the London 2012 Olympic Torch. Wrexham-based band Heal the Last Stand got the crowd in the mood for the arrival with their wonderful folky acoustic song “and celebrate” I love this one too… P1060921.JPG P1060922.JPG My new favourite people Heal the Last Stand P1060923.JPG P1060924.JPG P1060925.JPG P1060926.JPG The […]


Tracey Emin exhibits new works at Turner Contemporary, Margate | Art | Wallpaper Magazine: design, interiors, architecture, fashion, art. The English seaside town of Margate has had a strong impact on artist Tracey Emin’s output, inspiring everything from her intense neon pieces to the embroidered statements emblazoned on appliquéd blankets and chairs. ‘Whatever I do, […]



BBC – Olympic Torch Relay – Chester to Stoke-on-Trent. Watch live here. I will be on the stage in Wrexham so watch out for me and give us a wave. Really looking forward to Heal the Last Stand performing at just after 7.30am


Hannah Booth The Guardian, Saturday 19 May 2012 Comments (0) Big picture: Sandgrains, by Francesca Tosarelli View larger picture Sandgrains, by Francesca Tosarelli The beach in Ribeira da Barca, a village in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa, used to be a vast stretch of black, volcanic sand. Kids played football […]



http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/jones The David Jones Collection ‘…and Mr Jenkins takes them over / and don’t bunch on the left / for Christ’s sake.’ In Parenthesis Part VII (the moment of ‘going over the top’ during the Battle of the Somme). on this page biography search the collection find a specific draft find other items related resources […]


http://www.myfonts.com/newsletters/cc/20090401.html Photo by Claire Loewenthal Eric Gill has never been easy to pigeonhole: a socialist Catholic, a spiritually minded family man, a keen and active admirer of female and typographic curves alike. For many decades, Gill — a stonecarver, graphic artist, type designer and writer — has been one of the most fascinating figures on […]



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